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Send your items with contact information to Vivian Grayson at vgrayson@virginianewsgroup.com. See complete calendar listings at www.culpepertimes.com

August 2

Library of Congress Packard Theater Presents – â??The Iron Giant.â? (Warner Bros. 1999). In this animated family film, a boy makes friends with a guileless and colossal alien robot that a paranoid government agent wants to destroy. Brad Bird directed the science fiction adventure based on the 1968 novel â??The Iron Manâ? by Ted Hughes. It features the voices of Harry Connick Jr., Vin Diesel, Jennifer Aniston and Eli Marienthal as Hogarth Hughes. No reservations required. Starts at 2:30 p.m. Library of Congress Packard Theater, 19053 Mt. Pony Road, Culpeper, VA 22701. Phone: 202-707-9994

Culpeper International & Sprint Events of the Virginia Triathlon Series. The Culpeper Triathlon expands to two days this year. This year, the Culpeper International Distance Triathlon joins the very popular Culpeper Sprint in the same great venue. With a new and improved swim start/finish area this race has really just kicked it up a notch. The swim takes place in the clear waters of Mountain Run Lake where athletes will do a triangular 1500 meter swim course. After exiting the water athletes will do a bike course that is not an easy one, but it sure is fun!The run course is challenging but scenic. On Sunday, the Culpeper Sprint is in its 8th year and is one of the most popular races in the VTS. It consists of a 750 meter swim in Mountain Run Lake, cycling on the rural country roads of Culpeper County, and ends with a challenging 5K course. Starts at 8 a.m. Mountain Run Lake Park, 10296 Mountain Run Lake Road, Culpeper, VA 22701. Email: greg@setupevents.com. Website: www.setupevents.com

Library of Congress Packard Theater Presents – â??Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind.â? (New World, 1984). After a global war, the seaside kingdom known as the Valley of the Wind remains one of the last strongholds on Earth untouched by a poisonous jungle and the powerful insects that guard it. Led by the courageous Princess Nausicaa, the people of the Valley engage in an epic struggle to restore the bond between humanity and Earth. Famed Japanese director Hayao Miyazaki also wrote this animated post-apocalyptic fantasy adventure, based on his own 1982 manga (Japanese comic) of the same name. The film frequently ranked among the best animated films in Japan and is seen as a seminal influence on the development of anime. No reservations required. Starts at 7:30 p.m. Library of Congress Packard Theater, 19053 Mt. Pony Road, Culpeper, VA 22701. Phone: 202-707-9994

12U Fauquier Freeze Fastpitch Softball Tryouts. The 12U Fauquier Freeze Travel Team will be holding tryouts for the 2014/2015 season. 10 a.m. (Registration for both days is 9:30 a.m.) Fauquier High School, 705 Waterloo Road, Warrenton. Contact Mark Rodier. Email: golfnutt67@comcast.net. Phone: 540-905-5586

Independence FUNie Farm Presents – â??Natural Horse Addicts 4-H Horse Club Meeting.â? Brief meeting and horseplay with trainer Mike Simmons! Bring your own horse or play with ours. Call for more information! Starts at 10 a.m. Independence FUNie Farm, 14438 Smith Rd, Culpeper, VA 22701. Contact Resi Connell. Phone: 540-226-9316. Website: www.independencefuniefarm.com

Old House Vineyards – â??Summer Sunsetsâ? – Bring a blanket or lawn chair and settle in with a glass of wine and a block of cheese as you listen to live music of Karen and Tim Bray and watch the sunset over the Blue Ridge Mountains, rain or shine. 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. Old House Vineyards, 18351 Corkys Lane, Culpeper. Phone: 540-423-1032. Website: www.oldhousevineyards.com

Gadino Cellars – â??Summer Release Party featuring Robbie Limon & Author Larry Bud Meyerâ?. Our annual release party! The music of Robbie Limon will fill the air as the tasting room releases our 2012 Viognier for everyone to enjoy. Local author Larry Bud Meyer will be around with copies of his comic novel “Mother Fracker” (set in part right here at Gadino!). Come out to “drink in” a late summer day while enjoying a picnic. Music begins at 2 p.m. until 5:30 p.m. Gadino Cellars, 92 Schoolhouse Road, Washington. Phone: 540-987-9292. Website: www.gadinocellars.com

Bluemont Summer 2014 Concerts – â??Silver Tones Swing Bandâ? (Jazz and Swing). All concerts in Warrenton are on Saturdays on the lawn of the Warren Green Building. In the event of bad weather, concerts will be moved to Taylor Middle School located at 350 E. Shirley Ave. Starts at 7:30 p.m. Warren Green Building, Culpeper Street, Warrenton. Email: info@bluemont.org. Phone: 540-955-8186. Website: www.bluemont.org

State Theatre Presents – â??HIGHROLLER with Special Guest GRINDIN GEARS.â? 7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. State Theatre, 305 S. Main Street, Culpeper, VA 22701. Email: tix@culpepertheatre.org. Phone: 540-829-0292. Website: www.culpepertheatre.org

August 3

Gray Ghost Vineyards – Wine Library Tasting. Gray Ghost opens library wines outside of the annual vertical wine tasting event. Three or four different wines will be featured each tasting. A limited number of those featured wines will be available for sale to those participating. Reservations recommended. 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. Gray Ghost Vineyards, 14706 Lee Highway, Amissville, VA 20106. Phone: 540-937-4869. Website: www.grayghostvineyards.com

August 4

State Theatre Presents – â??Act It Out! Drama Camp.â? through Aug. 8 from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. State Theatre, 305 S. Main Street, Culpeper, VA 22701. Email: tix@culpepertheatre.org. Phone: 540-829-0292. Website: www.culpepertheatre.org

Fresh Wind Outreach Ministries – â??Vacation Bible School.â? The FWOM 2014 VBS Olympics promises to be lots of fun with games, prizes, activities and an encouraging back-to-school message for the youth. Youths ages 5-18 are invited and dinner and snacks will be provided each night. Call for more information and to register. 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Fresh Wind Outreach Ministries, 15532 Montanus Drive, Culpeper. Phone: 540-829-9373. Website: www.freshwindoutreach.org

August 5

Culpeper Regional Hospital Presents – â??Diabetes Support Groupâ?. Will be held in the hospital board room. Registration is not required. Call for more information. 7 p.m. – 8 p.m. Culpeper Regional Hospital, 501 Sunset Lane, Culpeper, VA 22701. Phone: 540-829-8867. Website: www.culpeperhealth.org

August 6

Culpeper County Library Presents – â??Individual Job Coaching with Brenda Curlee for August 2014.â? Bring your resume for a free, personal assessment! Brenda Curlee, â??the Job Coach,â? continues to offer individual consultations, providing advice and assistance with resumes, interviewing, and networking skills. Please call or stop by the Library to register for your individual consultation with the Job Coach. Registration is required. Additional dates August 13, 20, and 27. Appointments are scheduled for one hour per person. Additional time may be available upon request. 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. Culpeper County Library, 271 Southgate Shopping Center, Culpeper, VA 22701. Contact Susan J. Keller or Dana Brumbelow. Phone: 540-825-8691. Website: www.cclva.org

Fauquier Hospital Presents – â??Community Lecture on Preschool and Kindergarten Readinessâ?. Presented by Dr. Cheryl Kemerer, M.D., pediatrician. Will be held in the Sycamore Room. Call to register. Starts at 7 p.m. Fauquier Hospital, 500 Hospital Drive, Warrenton, VA 20186. Phone: 540-316-3588. Website: www.fauquierhealth.org

August 7

Culpeper Regional Hospital Presents – â??Joint Campâ?. Will be held in the hospital conference room. Open to anyone who is considering a joint replacement or is scheduled for a joint replacement. Taught by the CRH orthopedic nurse practitioner, this class has demonstrations and instructions by a pre-op nurse, physical and occupational therapists, and an anesthesiologist. Registration required. 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Culpeper Regional Hospital, 501 Sunset Lane, Culpeper, VA 22701. Contact Brenda Austin. Email: baustin@culpeperhospital.com. Phone: 540-829-4283. Website: www.culpeperhealth.org

Culpeper Regional Hospital Presents – â??Smoking Cessation Class – Thursdays, August 7, 14, 21 and 28â?. Will be held in the hospital medical staff conference room. CRH is a tobacco-free campus and we are here to help you quit. This class series has four sessions â?? August 7, 14, 21 and 28. Smoking Cessation is offered four times a year. Pre-registration is required. Call for more information. 4 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Culpeper Regional Hospital, 501 Sunset Lane, Culpeper, VA 22701. Contact Debbie Mercer. Phone: 540-829-5008. Website: www.culpeperhealth.org

Culpeper Quilt Guild Monthly Meeting in the Gathering Room at St Stephens Episcopal Church. Call for more information. 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 115 N. East Street, Culpeper. Phone: 540-727-7319

Library of Congress Packard Theater Presents – â??Grand Illusionâ?. (Continental Distributing, 1937). Jean Renoir directed this classic treatise on war, focusing on French prisoners and their cultured German commandant. Jean Gabin and Pierre Fresnay star as the WWI French aviators from dissimilar social backgrounds who plot an escape, with Erich von Stroheim as the upper-class German officer. â??La Grande Illusionâ? was the first foreign language film nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture. Sixty years later, renowned film critic Janet Maslin called it “one of the most haunting of all war films.” No reservations required. Starts at 7:30 p.m. Library of Congress Packard Theater, 19053 Mt. Pony Road, Culpeper. Phone: 202-707-9994